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PBS
Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
$40 billion a year. california check cashing ceo rick lake runs a chain of 100 stores like this one, and he agreed to show us how a payday loan works. >> bergman: you wanted my id, right? with valid id and proof of employment, and a checkbook, customers can come in for cash. >> and you've been approved for the max, which is $255. >> bergman: they write a personal check, and the store holds on to it, agreeing to cash it on the day they are paid. it's a small, short-term loan. >> so you are going to initial here. >> bergman: and so there is a contract to be signed. >> correct. >> bergman: they're not like one of those credit card agreements, are they? >> they are contracts, but we do make sure that there is 12-point type on them. >> bergman: and then its in spanish, as well. >> right. >> bergman: that's it. that's the whole thing? >> so, the apr has disclosed, the fee. you know exactly what the terms are. there are no surprises, and there is no accumulating interest. >> bergman: this transaction is illegal for military personnel and is outlawed in 15 states and the district of columbi
PBS
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
by guerrillas. they move back to california, poverty again. they build it back up. they move back to salt lake city. they build it back up. romney's whole history of a family is that they knocked us down, we built it back up. we didn't make a fortune; we made a bunch of fortunes. and they resented us for our success, but we kept coming back. that's romney's history. >> with someone with a name with romney you heard about the sufferings of your ancestors and their sacrifices and all they've done that you feel like, well, it's my turn now; i've got to pick up the baton and run with it. >> narrator: but mitt and his family rarely tell the story to outsiders. >> it's an incredible history. he can't talk about it because it involves polygamy. and so if the core of your personality is something you can't talk about because it's politically unacceptable, well, you're not going to be open with the people all around you. >> narrator: now the church was sending mitt away to spend two and half years on a mission in france. >> as mitt romney has said, imagine going to bordeaux and saying to people, "i've
PBS
Oct 18, 2012 9:00pm PDT
down and talk? lawerance was sent here from california. and he said he was involved with gangs and drugs. he lost some people very close to him and came here to get away from that, and that's how he ended up here at sharpstown. what's wrong, what's going on? what happened? his mom has been in and out of prison, d i think that affects him a lot, that he has no control over her, you know, and what happens to her, so he goes all day thinking about it and being sad, and then just kind of gets to that point where it wells up and he can't control it anymore. >> okay, but let's be honest. what was she doing? >> don't take today and make it the way your life is permanently. today is just a bad day. >> you have not. i have seen you. lawerance, you're telling me that... >> you love your mother. love her. respect her. but do something with your life so that you don't end up like that. do you want to graduate? you don't care? >> it's going to get better, i promise you. i know it's hard now, but it's going to get better. i can't look at somebody like lawerance or marcus and not want to do e
Search Results 0 to 17 of about 18 (some duplicates have been removed)